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April 9, 2020

Ignite Team gets back to the basics of evangelisation

As we approach an Easter in lockdown, Emily Murphy from the Ignite Team issues a call to prayer for the youth of the Diocese. When the […]
April 8, 2020

Ways to connect with the Passion of Jesus this Easter

As we journey through Holy Week, a priest from Brentwood Diocese, and the Wintershall Passion players, are placing resources online to inspire our faith. Fr Adrian […]
April 7, 2020

Catholic broadcasters and Cardinal on BBC local radio

A number of Catholic radio stations are broadcasting Masses and prayers, music and messages of encouragement available in East Anglia and Cardinal Vincent Nichols will be […]
April 7, 2020

Family in Bungay creates virtual chapel to attend Mass

A family from St Edmund, King and Martyr parish in Bungay, Suffolk, have created a virtual chapel in their home as they join Mass while self-isolating. […]
April 6, 2020

Rainbow in the window: a Holy Week reflection

As we begin Holy Week, Rebecca Bretherton shares a reflection on the significance of the rainbow. This week as I enjoy my daily walk, rainbows have […]
April 6, 2020

Chaplains cast a Pebble for Holy Week and Easter

Catholic schools in East Anglia are adapting to a rapidly changing situation and have become virtual communities for their students and families at home. Alex Savage, […]
April 4, 2020

Bishops’ Conference offers spiritual food for lockdown

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales have collected a range of online resources for those looking for spiritual sustenance during times of isolation. Its […]
April 1, 2020

Sawston parish delves deeper into Scripture

Just before the country was plunged into lockdown, the parish of Our Lady of Lourdes in Sawston held two Bible study sessions looking at The God […]
April 1, 2020

CAFOD volunteers highlight need to defend Amazon

To mark CAFOD’s Lent Fast Day on March 6, trained CAFOD volunteers visited primary schools to deliver assemblies to raise awareness of the issues facing the […]
March 31, 2020

Cafod offers resources for home education

CAFOD has put together new home learning pages so that families can continue to learn about, and pray with, our global family. Jane Crone from CAFOD […]
March 30, 2020

East Anglian author maps a pro-life future

A parishioner from St John’s Cathedral parish in Norwich has published a new book about respect for life.  Anita Dowsing’s book – A Good Life – […]
March 28, 2020

Government and NHS open opportunities to volunteer

During the Coronavirus crisis, the Government has offered people the opportunity to support the NHS by volunteering for a variety of roles. The NHS is looking […]
March 27, 2020

Parish team phones hundreds of isolated members

The parish team from Our Lady Immaculate and St Etheldreda in Newmarket is determined not to let the virus stop them in their tracks. Using a […]
March 25, 2020

Pope Francis tells Catholics to confess directly to God

As lockdown prevents many Catholics from accessing the Sacrament of Reconciliation, Pope Francis has encouraged them to ask forgiveness from God directly. “This is the right […]
March 25, 2020

Parish stays united through its Facebook group

Fr Paul Chanh from Our Lady Star of the Sea Lowestoft has created a Facebook group to live stream Masses, music and prayers to his parishioners. […]
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